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Dec 31, 2012 10:00am EST
. and that was the period when the new york philharmonic asked me to become the music director. i did several concerts, many concerts with the new york philharmonic, beautiful concerts. i admire those musicians. i think that they are very good. and i have wonderful memories. so when i asked to become music director i was hesitant. i didn't know. but then i thought that it was not the right moment to be engaged again. not because i had a divorce before. just, you know, i felt so good to be free. >> so the timing wasn't right. >> si, the timing wasn't right. and then i continued to be, to be free around the world, especially connected with the vienna fill half mondayic that is the orchestra that is been connected with the-- with me all my life because i made my debut in vienna with the vienna philharmonic in 1971. and since then i have conducted them every year with tours, concerts, 200 concerts in salzberg. so an enormous quantity. and so i was always-- i could engage-- enjoy playing with them thin the president of the chicago symphony started to appear here and there in berlin, in vi
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm PST
captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: master ricardo muti is here, one of the world's great conductors. he has lead some of the best orchestras including the vienna philharmonic, he is currently music director of the chicago symphony orchestra, critics and audiences alike have been dazzled and charmed by the intensity, the technique, the emotion that he and his musicians bring. here is a look at a performance of verdi's requiem. >> when you look at the journey of your life, from the violin, piano, goesing, conducting, is that the perfect sign of flow for someone who wants to lead a great orchestra? >> first i didn't want to be a musician. so the first quality, i mean the first, if you don't want something and you get it. and but i studied very seriously but fortunately-- . >> rose: what did you want to be, do. >> first my father was a medical doctor. we are five brothers. and he wanted one to be a doctor, one to be an architect, one to-- my profession was opposed to become a lawyer, that would have been a disast
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